Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
rocked by that fireball. the actual firestone. maureen kelly is showing us where this. >> the area from the blast site is swarming with activity and ntsb is here on the site. with representatives from all the utility companies to record t rr the power, the gasoline, and also if i can show you this yellow. that is called a runner and at&t is using them for phone lines. that were damaged by the blast. also, investigators are cataloging the cars. and the record in case any of them are recorded, stolen. also, representatives from federal and state level emergency fema spca and if they're doing a damage report to do disinformation t us information to determine what disaster relief these homeowners could qualify for. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> and a look at our extended forecast with a warm-up expected for the next couple of days. and a chance for showers as we go towards the weekend, a full forecast just moments away. hey, at&t u-verse tv? yeah, it's our new tv service. every day thousands of customers across the nation are switching to at&t u-verse. [ female announcer ] visit an at&t st
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. and 100 yds away from the blast as a green tag. that means that it is safe to occupy. maureen kelly. >> residents just finished a tour of the devastated area and jeff bush shows us what happened and spoke with one resident who lost everything in the fire. >> tour buses lined up in the church of the highlands, and addresses were verified. the white wristband to verify their residency, and with police escort, it took 50 minutes. it was clear that there were shocked, sad and his home was destroyed in the fire. >> it was really what i expected. there was no judging by the intensity. i knew that it was going to be pretty bad. and sure, it was. i saw two of my cars in there, the exhaust fan of the kitchen on top of my stove. there is nothing left. you can see into or bedroom, the dresser is standing. >> bob said that the fire served as a monument. >> i thought the fire meserle were respectful. standing in one row symbolic of people lilosing their home. the san bruno explosion has all a little on edge about the gas line in our home. and let me show you a vice that it is a little bit of a p
Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
with maureen naylor and the latest on the investigation. maureen? >> reporter: gasia, we want to give you a bit of good news. the missing number is at three. the death toll, four people. behind me we're waiting for a press conference from the ntsb. it will begin any moment. we'll carry that life -- live. the ntsb has been on scene all day and we'll find out what they found out today. pg&e announced today it's creating a $100 million fund to restore the town. it says starting friday we'll begin to give residents a $50,000 check per household. >> we will not be asking them to sign any releases when they it doesn't prohibit them from filing any other claims. >> reporter: money that could help this resident who says her home has smoke and water damage. >> the water was in my carpet. yeah. it was like a crazy moment. we didn't know what to do. >> reporter: pg&e today gave the city of san bruno a check for $3 million. the mayor says the city is still tallying the overtime and the cost to infrastructure. >> i believe their commitment in good faith to at least help people out that need money right now.
Sep 14, 2010 4:25am EDT
maureen umeh has the latest on that race. >> reporter: going door to could to got out the vote in prince george's county. >> i'm michael jackson running for county executive. >> reporter: sheriff michael jackson and workers for rashern baker working to get support. >> reporter: bothing campaigning on education, economic development and crime reduction. >> i'm the only executive in the race. >> reporter: jackson believed he is the best qualified for the job after serving eight years as sheriff. he was born and bred in the county and has held several positions including teaching. jackson believes that makes him better suited to address student needs. >> my name is in congressional record. we are recognized for my child support initiative, our school resource initiative. >> reporter: rashern baker is making a third run for the county executive seat after losing twice to jack john son. for his part, baker too is focus on improving county's education system saying it is paramount to fixing the county's overall position in the region. he is endorsed by a number of state and local lawmakers. bo